The original UBC, which created Album 1, was really just the sound of three guys who were getting used to their new elctronic equipment. Time has passed since then and UBC is getting set to return with a new line-up and new sound. Expect female vocals and a little bit of live instrumentation. We might even do shows so FEEL THE POWER!!! Topic: UBC
There was […] a man of high social standing, great influence and vast wealth; he was gripped by erotic manias so extreme they almost defy description. […] One of his main pleasures, for example, was to comb the dark, shadowy regions where the starving were to be found engaged in terrible toil, and gloat over their tears; his cock would harden at the very thought of compounding those tears by snatching away what little food they had, and watching them die in agony. Topics: Eris Nyx, UBC
Three UBC students provide their insights on everything regarding University. Whether you are coming into university or a current undergraduate, there will be conversation and debate topics that you can relate to and learn from. Topics: podcast, UBC, higher education, opinions
How do you get people involved into Canadian university sports? The PBHT crew try to answer that question and talk with The Ubyssey's sports editor Koby Michaels, who challenged UBC students and fans to attend sporting events at their school. Topics: CIS, UBC, Concordia, Ubyssey, Link
Jon Festinger discussing Video Game Ethics on the Bill Good Show on CKNW. Link to the Soundcloud audio here: https://soundcloud.com/cknwnewstalk980/bill-good-show-tuesday-april-5 Topics: Video Game Law, Video Game Ethics, UBC
The issue of a lack of transparency at the University of British Columbia is touched on in a 2007 letter to the Ubyssey, the student newspaper at UBC. The Canadian Magazine Maclean's makes application through the Freedom of Information legislation to get the background information to write their annual assessment of Canadian Universities. The People of Canada pays for much of the costs of UBC and as a result, the People of Canada own the information gathered regarding public programs and the... Topics: lack of transparency at UBC, autocracy, freedom of information, UBC, University of British Columbia
The International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development claims it wants to help countries benefit from their resources in environmental and socially responsible ways. Sam Stine of the student activist group Stop the Institute disagrees. Sam Stine speaks with Redeye host James Mainguy. Check out our website for more information about Redeye. Find us on Facebook and like our page for regular updates. Topics: mining, Canada, resources, environment, Guatemala, Central America, UBC
A February 2008 letter to the Ubyssey at the University of British Columbia thanking Mr. Ike Barber for his $ 47 million endowment that saw the rebuilding of the UBC Main Library and the creation of the Ike Barber learning Centre. The letter suggest that the new Learning Centre needs an Open Air Sculpture Gallery to complete the project. Topics: Ike Barber Learning Centre, UBC, Open Air Sculpture Gallery
The author's Ph.D. research proposal to Janis McKenna and UBC from 2005. The topic was approved and the author undertook this subject analyzing 100 Billion events and finding that there was no indication of physics beyond the Standard Model to a level of better than one part in ten to the eighth. In November 2006, by misfortune, the author was assaulted on the Campus of the University of British Columbia by a political activist with the Coalition Against War and Occupation (CAWO) brought on... Topics: Flavour Changing Neutral Current, Electroweak Decay, CAWO assault, UBC
George Volkoff and J. Robert Oppenheimer laid the foundation for our understanding of neutron stars in a 1939 paper. This article, the first of three about Dr. George Volkoff, describes his work on neutron stars and the Oppenheimer-Volkoff Equation of state for neutron stars. Had Oppenheimer lived a few months longer it is speculated Volkoff and Oppenheimer would have shared the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physics with Hans Bethe. Oppenheimer died in 1967 of cancer. The author of this article knew... Topics: Neutron Stars, George Volkoff, Oppenheimer Volkoff equation, UBC, CUPJ, cupj
A 2007 letter to the Ubyssey newspaper asking the question "Is UBC the Cambridge of the West Coast" with the answer evidently not! It may have been once but today it treats its mathematicians, astronomers and physicists as second citizens not paying attention to their needs for new buildings and new classrooms. The letter touches on more issues. Topics: UBC, Cambridge of the West Coast, mathematicians, astronomers, physicists
A November 2005 article in the Graduate Magazine at UBC. Due to a lack of imagination and leadership ... the academic heart and soul of UBC was cast adrift in the late 1990's and this once fine university, once considered the Cambridge of the West Coast, is perilously close to running aground. UBC's rankings has fallen with undergraduates and graduate students alike. Some departments are so left of centre that even Che Guevara would blush ... Topics: UBC, cast adrift, no longer a Cambridge, falling ranking
A November 2009 interview of Dr. Ralph Sultan, MLA for West Vancouver in the Legislature of British Columbia first published in the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Journal. Dr. Sultan is an engineer and Harvard economist by training, a UBC alumni as well as a Harvard alumni. Of special note are his recollections about the AVRO Arrow and the "Wet Wing Controversy", The AVRO engineers could not find a sealant that could seal the wing tanks on the Arrow because of the dynamic loading and... Topics: Ralph Sultan, BC Legislature, UBC, Harvard, Avro Arrow, CUPJ
Paul Stacey spoke at the University of British Columbia on the topic of the impact of Creative Commons on education as part of the part of the Teaching, Learning, & Technology lecture series and the Open Education Community of Practice. This session was recorded on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013, at the Irving K Barber Learning Centre at UBC. Teaching and learning involve knowledge creation and dissemination requiring faculty, librarians, students and staff to work within legal requirements of... Topics: creative commons, education, open textbooks, mooc, OER, University of British Columbia, UBC,...
Recently the President of UBC resigned after only a year in office. The alumni of UBC are still unsure as to the reasons why. In the wake of his resignation there has been some silliness going on at the University. This is a letter submitted on 5th September, 2015 to the Ubyssey, the student Newspaper at the University of British Columbia. I am posting this letter here on September 12th, 2015 because it appears that the editors at Ubyssey have decided not to publish it. Topics: UBC, University of British Columbia, Ubyssey, discrimination, Canadian Charter of Rights, Berdahl,...
2. "The Meeting of Two Worlds." Jon Beasley-Murray considers the significance of 1492 and suggests a reading of Columbus's journal as allegory. Topics: last100, Jon Beasley-Murray, UBC, Latin America, Christopher Columbus, colonialism, 1492
A paper on Zeropoint Fluctuations and the Suspended Charge Paradox as presented in Physics 506 at UBC. Topics: Zero Point Fluctuation, Quantum Gravity, Electro-Gravitational Cross Section, Casimir Effect,...
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